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Aug 9, 2013 6:00pm PDT
's press conference, the president heads off for his august vacation today. he will have on martha's vineyard in massachusetts. local fishing reports i checked today seems to indicate maybe martha's vineyard is hoarding the striped bass this summer since none are make it down the cape. president gets eight days at martha's vineyard for august vacation which is not fair because i don't think he fishes. august is supposed to be recess time for congress. look at them rushing to leave last week, bolting for the exits. get me out of here. august recess time in congress used to mean vacation, right? time off from politics. now it means congress rushes home not to vacation, but to the screaming town halls. orchestrated for maximum confrontational youtube ability. this newly shoutty political august can be fun as far as politics goes as long as you're not the one being screamed at. if you're not just a back bencher, if you're in the congressional leadership, you actually have more to deal with right now than just the crazy town hall think. recess for the leadership means traveling all over
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
or road by on his bike in martha's vineyard. the keystone pipeline decision is pending for this president after he put it off last year to allow for more study on the issue. when it comes to our country dealing with canada's dirty oil and its by-products, one american fight against one giant pile of oily canadian mess has actually quietly just been won. it started right here on the banks of the detroit river in detroit, michigan, and yes, that is a giant nasty pile of something called pet coke. back in may "the new york times" highlighted what they described as a black mound of canadian oil waste rising over detroit. that oil waste is something called petroleum coke, a high sulfur, high carbon waste by-product of canadian oil sands. the petcoke that residents started spotting was put there by a company that owned it, a company call koch carbon, owned by the koch brothers. they started piling up all of this pet coke on banks of the detroit river before preparing to ship it off to other countries to be used as fuel. in addition to be a hideous eye sore, the pile also posed a potential healt
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